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Governor Bill Ritter is expected to appoint Michael Bennet to fill Colorado’s open U.S. senate seat. Bennet is the Superintendent of Denver Public Schools and Ritter will make the announcement on Saturday. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.
As part of a series talking to lawmakers to preview the upcoming legislative session, Statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland talked to a Republican House member about what he hopes to accomplish during the session.
The 6th annual Colorado Matters Holiday Extravaganza returns to the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on Dec. 8! Host Ryan Warner will take the stage for a show resembling our Holiday Extravaganzas of yore (this time with masks and vaccinations). For performers and ticket information, click here.
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